Review of Ho-fung Hung (ed.)’s China and the Transformation of Global Capitalism

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In 2006, when the panel at the American Sociological Association that eventually gave rise to this volume took place, the world and China’s place within it seemed a slightly different place than it is today. Now, as most of the developed world pursues a largely-self inflicted crisis of austerity following the crisis of under-regulation, China’s forward progress towards a high-level of economic development seems less certain and the social stresses of transformation and increasing labour market agitation and protest threaten the stability and rule of the Communist Party.

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